October 11, 2019

Charity Project of the Year at the Sevenoaks District Community and Voluntary Awards 2019

Last night The Hygiene Bank won Charity Project of the Year at the Sevenoaks District Community and Voluntary Awards 2019. Our award was presented by Steph […]
October 11, 2019

Jason’s Story

Jason was involved in a car accident just over 18 months ago. He ended up losing his job, got into debt, got behind in his rent […]
October 11, 2019

Boxes of Kindness

This article first appeared on The Selfish Mother Blogzine. My family and I live surrounded by boxes of kindness. Wherever you look, boxes upon boxes and […]
October 11, 2019

Kelly’s Story

I met 14 year old Kelly at the local foodbank when I was making a Hygiene Bank delivery during the Christmas holidays. Kelly is the oldest […]
October 11, 2019

J’s Story – a foodbank user

The family mentioned below have given their permission for us to tell their story but have asked not to be identified and so we are calling […]
October 11, 2019

Help young care leavers

Thanks to the overwhelming response to #ITSINTHEBAG, we were to be able to support young care leavers at their Christmas lunch. The poet Lemn Sissay, who […]
October 11, 2019

Christine’s Story

Things were getting more and more volatile. I was walking on eggshells and holding my breath so often I couldn’t breathe. Evenings and weekends were often […]
October 11, 2019

The Hygiene Bank and UK Charity Insurance

The Hygiene Bank is being supported by the amazing team at Chris Knott Insurance in Hastings – UK Charity Insurance. Look at this video they they […]
October 11, 2019

What’s our impact? A perspective from one of our partners in Children’s Social Work Services.

Linda works in Children’s Social Work Services across North and West Kent. We provide her with essential toiletries and hygiene products that then get distributed between […]